Department of Pathology

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The Arc Institute ( and the Department of Pathology ( at Stanford University jointly seek an outstanding scientist to join the Arc Institute as a Core Investigator and the Department as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the University Tenure Line. Jointly, the Arc Institute and Stanford Pathology particularly encourage candidates who aspire to groundbreaking research in immunology and/or neuroscience and to train the next generation of biomedical revolutionaries.

The Arc Institute is a nonprofit research organization founded on the belief that many important scientific programs can be enabled by new organizational models. Arc operates in partnership with Stanford University, UCSF, and UC Berkeley, and fully funds its Core Investigators with renewable, eightyear appointments to provide complete freedom to pursue curiosity-driven research agendas at its new research facilities. Arc Institute Core Investigators will have their lab space located at Arc Headquarters in the Stanford Research Park in Palo Alto, California.  The Department of Pathology at Stanford University is one of the leading academic pathology departments in the US with approximately 120 faculty, among whom are a Nobel laureate, HHMI investigators, and multiple members of the National Academies. Stanford Pathology research has areas of focus that include immunology, genetics, cancer research, and neuroscience. 

The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The successful applicant should have a Ph.D., D.Sc., and/or M.D. and outstanding track record in innovative research and teaching. Faculty rank at Stanford will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Applications will be reviewed beginning 1 November 2023 and accepted until the position is filled.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

The Pathology Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals. Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found here:

This is a coordinated search between Stanford and Arc. Submit CV, a brief letter, and the names of three references to:

Please also submit your application at Arc Institute, where additional information on all aspects of the Core Investigator position, including salary ranges, is provided:

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Pathology and the ARC Institute

  • Assistant Professor:  $162,000 – $214,000
  • Associate Professor:  $215,000 - $253,500
  • Professor:  $244,000 – $322,500

This pay range reflects base pay, which is based on faculty rank and years in rank. It may not include all components of faculty compensation or pay from participation in departmental incentive compensation programs. For more information about compensation and our wide-range of benefits, including housing assistance, please contact the hiring department.

Stanford University has provided a pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including equivalent years in rank, training, and field or discipline; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.

Revised on: 09-06-23

Questions or enquiries please contact:

Alexandra Minor (SRWC)

Faculty Affairs Manager
Tel: (650) 723-6127